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State holds Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Public Meeting at Law School, Nov. 18, 2:30 p.m.

November 16, 2010 12:11 PM

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The State of Louisiana, in conjunction with the other Gulf Coast States and federal natural resource trustees, is conducting a Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Louisiana’s lead trustee agency for the Oil Spill, along with the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, are hosting a series of public meetings on this topic across coastal Louisiana. The public is invited to learn the fundamentals of the Natural Resource Damages Assessment process through these meetings and find out how they can participate in restoration planning to restore our state’s natural resources injured by the spill.

Next meeting: Date:  Thursday, November 18, 2010 Time:  2:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M. Location: Tulane Law School, John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret Street, Room 357 Agenda: • Welcome/Introductions • NRDA Presentation by Karolien Debusschere and Federal NRDA Trustee representatives • Questions and Answers • Media Availability

EVENT CONTACT: MARK DAVIS 504.865.5982 or 504.919.8324 (cell)